Kursflaket 1 PYRN

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Created: 2013-12-11 09:11:09
Modified: 2014-03-07 13:57:53

Active: Yes
Responsible Countries: Sweden,
Timezone:UTC/GMT +01:00 hours
Vegetation Type:Shrub Tundra
Responsible Person:Margareta Johansson

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MEAN ANNUAL GROUND TEMPERATURE AT OR NEAR DEPTH OF ZERO ANNUAL AMPLITUDE (°C) – report value for most recent year or 12 month interval


Depth of zero annual amplitude (or depth of measurement reported above) ~5 (m)

Year or 12 month interval for mean reported above 2008-2009


NAME AND LOCATION OF CLOSEST CLIMATE STATION (latitude, longitude, and distance from borehole, km) – provide (if available) mean monthly air temperature and snow depth of reporting interval for mean annual ground temperature  Abisko Scientific Research Station 68°21'N,18°49'E, distance ~2 km (data available but it is not my data)

Depth:8 m
Drilling Angle:90 °
Drilling Method:With a big drilling machine – I don’t the name of it, but I enclose a photo(??)
Date Drilled:01. Jan 2008
Distance From Road:100 m
Distance From Heat:3 m
Other Disturbance:Gravel road
Distance From Heat:100 m
Slope:4 °
Aspect:211.3 °
Permafrost Thickness:11 m
Permafrost Zone:Discontinuous
Vegetation:Peat mire
Landform:Peat plateau
Lithology:Lacustrine sediments, silt and approximately 70 cm thick peat layer, medium ice content volume
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Bibliographic References
Johansson M, Akerman HJ, Jonasson C, Christensen TR, Callaghan, TV. 2008. Increasing Permafrost Temperatures in Subarctic Sweden. In: Kane, D.L. Hinkel, K.M (eds). Ninth International Conference on Permafrost. Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks (Vol. I). pp.851-856.

Akerman HJ, Johansson M, 2008. Thawing permafrost and thicker active layers in Sub-arctic Sweden. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 19(3): 279-292.

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Longitude:18.873333 °
Latitude:68.350833 °
Elevation:350.50100708 m
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